The Building Industry Association is hosting a complimentary Women in Construction Week Coffee Talk Event on Tuesday, March 7 at 9:00 a.m. at the Enzweiler Building Institute trade school NEW Covington location at 3923 Winston Avenue, Covington, KY.
The event begins with networking while enjoying gourmet breakfast bites, coffee, and mimosas courtesy of The Roost, a local woman owned coffee shop. After guests tour the new trade school, they’ll hear from Dr. Vicki Berling about the trade school programs in carpentry; electric; heating, venting, and air conditioning; facilities maintenance and remodeling; masonry; welding; and the exciting new Covington Academy for Heritage Trades.
Becca Haggard, owner, and founder of A Girl of a Roof will be the guest speaker. She will also do a question-and-answer session at the event. After the speakers finish guests will be encouraged to continue to network before departing.
ERLANGER, KENTUCKY – March 11, 2023: The Building Industry Association is hosting a complimentary Women in Construction Week Open House Event for girls on Saturday, March 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Enzweiler Building Institute trade school in Erlanger at 2751 Circleport, Drive, Erlanger, KY.
This event is complimentary and is intended for girls from approximately 5 yrs – 16 yrs of age. Attendees will be split up into 3 age groups and will get to tour the trade school and then do activities appropriate for their age/skill level including listening to a reading of “The House She Built” by a women in construction, building a house out of magna tiles, a measuring scavenger hunt, and building a bird house in the carpentry lab. Lite snacks, coffee, and water will be provided and registration is encouraged.
“Women only represent about 10% of the workers in Construction. We represent one of the biggest opportunities for growth in the industry.” said Director Vicki Berling. “We are hosting our Coffee Talk event to celebrate women in construction and hear from successful women in the trades. We are hosting our Open House to show girls that taking a less traditional road in your career can be fun and rewarding. ”
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Click here to sign up for your complimentary ticket to the Enzweiler Open House
Enzweiler Building Institute
The Enzweiler Building Institute is the country’s longest running, continually operating private trade school operated under the auspices of the National Association of Home Builders. Operating since 1967, the Institute provides training in eight skilled trades: carpentry; diesel mechanics; electric; facilities maintenance and remodeling; heating, venting and air conditioning; masonry; plumbing; and welding. The original location is in Erlanger, KY and the second location is in Covington, KY.